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DOJ preps for big jump in DNA testing

The state Department of Justice has hired nearly twenty more workers and begun a pricey renovation of its Madison crime lab so that it will be able to handle tens of thousands of additional DNA samples when new collection requirements take effect next year.

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Tribes work to create sex-offender registers

More than three-quarters of American Indian tribes that have the authority to develop sex-offender registries are well on their way to meeting the legal requirements meant to keep convicted criminals from hiding out on tribal lands, a new report shows.

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‘Vaccine court’ keeps claimants waiting

All but broken by her son's violent and unexplained seizures, by so many panicked trips from the crib to the emergency room, Jeffrey McCord's mom thought her desperate search for both answers and help was finally over. It wasn't.

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Plumber sentenced to jail for theft

A heating and plumbing company owner pleaded guilty to stealing more than $131,000 from a family member’s estate and was sentenced to 80 days in jail, according to a news release from the state Department of Justice.

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